Rapper 6ix9ine’s Rise to Infamy Charted in ‘Supervillain’ Docuseries Trailer for Showtime Released
Supervillain is an upcoming documentary series based on the life of Daniel Hernandez or as everyone knows him by the name of 6ix9ine or Tekashi 69 or Tekashi 6ix9ine. The famous rapper from New York City has had a life filled with controversies. The docuseries is based on the life of Tekashi 6ix9ine.
The documentary series is produced by Imagine Documentaries, Rolling Stone and Lightbox. Brian Grazer is the executive producer of the mini-documentary series along with Justin Wikes and Sara Bernstein from Imagine Documentaries. The team is joined by Gus Wenner from Rolling Stone, Jonathan Chinn, and Simon Chinn from Lightbox, Peter J. Scalettar, and Witt. ‘Supervillain’ will be directed by Karam Gill.
An exclusive interview was taken by Karam Gill with Tekashi 69 after he was released from prison.
Supervillain: Trailer, Release Date, and Other Updates
The journalist Stephen Witt wrote an article at Rolling Stone featuring 6ix9ine titled ‘Tekashi 6ix9ine: The Rise and Fall of a Hip Hop Supervillain’. The documentary series is inspired by the article.
When is the docuseries releasing, and where can we watch it?
The documentary based on the life of Tekashi 69 will consist of three episodes. The docuseries is set for a release somewhere early in 2021. It will be available for a watch on an American TV network, Showtime.
When is the trailer dropping for the ‘Supervillain’ docuseries?
The official teaser of ‘Supervillain’ was dropped on 23rd October 2020. The teaser for the upcoming three-episode documentary series was titled ‘Supervillain: The Making Of Tekashi 6ix9ine’.
What is the docuseries all about?
The docuseries will tell us the story of the rise of the rapper. We will be seeing how Daniel Hernandez became Tekashi 69. It will showcase how the rapper smartly mastered the art of social and used his controversial life in his favor. The series will explore how he purposely stirred up controversies and used that to boost his career.
The story will follow his average life in New York City as a deli clerk. He rose to fame as the rainbow-haired and tattooed rapper who has delivered 15 hits in his whole career. In 8 years of his career into rapping, he has achieved immense success and fame. He has 2.6 billion streams to his name and has collaborated with artists like Nicki Minaj, Kanye West, Lil Baby, and many more such huge pop sensations.
The series will also show how his career was disturbed as he caught up amidst a huge number of controversies.
Controversies of the Rapper 6ix9ine
Back in 2015, he was charged with a child sexual performance case. He pleaded guilty to the charge. In July 2018, he was caught up in a choking incident where he allegedly choked a 16-year-old. The charges were dropped after the child decided against pressing the charges. Followed with this, he was charged with racketeering, a conspiracy of murder, and robbery. Again in 2019, after already having a controversial year, he admitted that he was a part of a domestic violence agreement. He was jailed for two years for the nine charges against him. However, he was led free early due to the coronavirus pandemic.